How well antibiotics work for cystic fibrosis patients may be affected by pH, oxygen
People living with cystic fibrosis spend their lives battling chronic lung infections resistant to antibiotic therapy. A one-size-fits all approach to wiping out the bacterium may not be the best approach for all patients with the disease, according to a new study led by Pieter Dorrestein, a professor at the University of California San Diego, and Robert Quinn, an MSU researcher who conducted the research at UC San Diego.
Understanding a skin disease that's peculiar to giraffes
As published in The Conversation, MSU's Robert Montgomery and PhD candidate Arthur Muneza discuss research on Giraffe Skin Disease, a condition prevalent in East Africa that causes skin lesions.
MSU fraternities take proactive stance against hard alcohol
To ensure the health and safety of its members and guests, the MSU Interfraternity Council has banned hard alcohol from chapter facilities and events.
Exercise linked to a healthy gut and bones
A recent study, led by MSU researcher Laura McCabe, supports findings that a high-fat diet can negatively affect the bacterial composition of your intestine and decrease bone density, while exercise can counteract these harmful changes.View story photos
No. 25 Spartans take ninth at the Tar Heel Invitational
In a field packed with some top teams in the nation, the 25th-ranked MSU women's golf team placed ninth at the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Lewerke rallies MSU over No. 8 Penn State
Each MSU player brought a poker chip to Happy Valley and coach Mark Dantonio encouraged the Spartans to push them all to the center of the table Saturday.
Restocking wolves on Isle Royale raises questions about which species get rescued
As published in The Conversation, MSU faculty Eric Freedman discusses the wildlife implications of reintroducing wolves into Lake Superior's Isle Royale.
Youth Programs director elected to board
David Chupak, director of Youth Programs at MSU, has been elected to the board of directors for the Higher Education Protection NetworkView story photos
Run with the Dinosaurs supports MSU Museum
Kids, adults and dinosaurs were seen walking and running on MSU’s campus during the 33rd annual Dinosaur Dash on Oct. 7.View story photos
Listening for owls at the Bird Sanctuary
The W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary will be hosting its Owl Prowl 6-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24.